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Ska Save the Queen

Ska Save the Queen

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  • Sun 5 Jun ’16, 7:00pm – 3:00am


Kings Arms, 59 France St, Newton



Ticket Information:

  • General Admission: $10.00



It's a long weekend so lets get royally rude with a massive ska lineup.

Featuring 3 bands:
- Acetones
- Surrey Boudit
- Roofdog

2 top ranking selectors:
- DJ Skin & Bone
- the Mighty Jabsco

And a solo acoustic set from special guest: Moisty Atsushi

From 60's ska and rocksteady to reggae, dub and funk, the band infuses the irresistible grooves of Jamaican music with their own distinctive style. AceTones create an atmosphere to lure even the most unsuspecting listener onto the dancefloor. Paying tribute to the greats, this eight-piece band draws inspiration from founders of the styles such as Skatalites, The Upsetters, Jackie Mittoo, Sly and Robbie and more.

Members of AceTones have a long standing love affair with Jamaican music and its offshoots. Having cut their teeth in the NZ ska and reggae scene performing in bands such as Skatilator, The Managers, Roofdog, Skaface Claw, Earthtone Rockers, Moisty Atsushi's Rocksteady Allstars and Full Stop, the band members combine a wealth of experience with a fresh and unique approach.

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